Although the true Equinox was yesterday (March 20 this year,) in most parts of Mexico people continue to celebrate on the 21st every year. This morning, across the country, people gathered at ancient pyramids, beaches or other beautiful and meaningful places to welcome the spring at sunrise.
Yesterday, I wrote about Chichen Itza, one of the most exciting places to celebrate the equinox.
Today, let’s take a look at what took place right here in Playa del Carmen on the beach:
Finally, just one more nice picture of Chichen Itza on the equinox, in which you can see the snake shape clearly on the steps, with the head of the snake at the base:
Tomorrow, we will see pictures of celebrations around Mexico.
-by Thomas Lloyd